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Title: Forging a New Path: A Guide to Starting Boys & Girls Clubs in Alaska
Corporate Author: US Dept of Housing and Urban Development
United States of America
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 120
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Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide describes an initiative underway in Alaska, the establishment of Boys and Girls Clubs to help young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, realize their full potential as productive and responsible citizens.
Abstract: The guide is designed to clearly depict how Alaskan native and rural communities can develop Boys and Girls Clubs in their own areas. The guide is organized in six parts. The first part covers how Boys and Girls Clubs can help young people by focusing on youth services, the needs of native youth, advantages of the Boys and Girls Club model, support available through the Department of Housing and Urban Development for Boys and Girls Clubs, and Alaska's statewide development and outreach strategy. The second and third parts detail how to begin, operate, and fund a Boys and Girls Club. The fourth part contains profiles of Boys and Girls Clubs serving rural and native Alaska. The fifth and six parts include contact information and sample materials. Figures and photographs
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention programs
Index Term(s): Alaska; American Indians; Boys and Girls Clubs of America; Juvenile delinquency in rural areas; Program design; Program financing; Program implementation; Program planning
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